Student Employment Services

Job Fair: Canadian Immigrant Fair

June 15, 2018 • Written by

Canadian Immigrant Fair

Friday, July 20, 2018
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Radisson Hotel Winnipeg Downtown
288 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB

Providing information and inspiration on the three pillars for success in Canada — careers, education and settlement — the rebranded Canadian Immigrant Fair is returning to Winnipeg for its third annual fair! Free admission!

So, what’s the fair all about?

The Canadian Immigrant Fair is Canada’s ultimate tradeshow and speakers’ series for skilled immigrants, newcomers, international students and other new Canadians.

The fair offers a dynamic environment for immigrants who need information and inspiration as they look for jobs, go back to school and settle into their new home. Our mission is to connect these immigrants with immigrant service providers, educational institutes, government services, employers and recruiters in a dynamic, face-to-face environment.

What you’ll find at the fair:
  • Diverse tradeshow of exhibitors
  • Hiring employers
  • Dynamic speakers series
  • Career tips and resumé advice
  • Practical workshops
  • English language help
  • Immigration and settlement help
  • Banking and small business resources
  • Meaningful connections
  • Inspiration to succeed

Plus, don’t miss the always-popular Resumé Clinic, offering you free, one-on-one consultation on your resumé with professional employment counsellors!

For more information visit: Canadian Immigrant Fair

Jobs Canada Fair 2018

June 15, 2018 • Written by

Winnipeg Job Fair

Wednesday, July 18, 2018
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Viscount Gort Hotel
1670 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB

The Winnipeg Job Fair connects recruiters, hiring companies with job seekers (professional adults, newcomers, temporary/permanent foreign workers, skilled workers,
landed immigrants and local & international students) from the greater Winnipeg area including cities such Brandon, Dauphin, Flin Flon, Morden, Portage La Prairie, Selkirk, Steinbach, Thompson, Winkler and more cities across Manitoba.

For more information visit: Jobs Canada Fair

Civilian Career Opportunity with the Department of National Defence

May 28, 2018 • Written by

Here’s your chance to embark on a journey to an exciting and rewarding career with the Department of National Defence’s Materiel Group!

Is this opportunity for you?

We are looking for dynamic people, interested in a civilian public service position, to join the Officer Development Program within the Department of National Defence’s Materiel Group, in the procurement, engineering, technologist or technical inspector fields. The Program recruits eligible university/college graduates and students who will graduate by 31 December 2018 for full-time entry level positions offering the opportunity for  accelerated career advancement.

Who are we and what do we do?

The Materiel Group serves the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces as a central service provider and authority for all defence materiel and equipment programs. The Group manages equipment through its entire life cycle, beginning with initial concept, moving through procurement/contracting, maintenance and support and ending with disposal.

The Group is the country`s largest materiel manager and ranks as one of the largest business entities in the Canadian government. The success of the Canadian Armed Forces is intimately linked to the success of the Materiel Group. Products of defence procurement, materiel like ships, aircraft, trucks, ammunition, food, clothing and supplies, put military resolve into action!

Program Highlights

The Materiel Acquisition and Support Officer Development Program offers successful applicants the opportunity to develop the competencies and knowledge required to function in one of these five streams:

  • Purchasing and Supply (PG), a two-year, two-phase program;
  • Engineering (EN-ENG), a three-year, three-phase program;
  • Engineering and Scientific Support (EG), a three-year, three-phase program;
  • Electronics (EL), a three-year, three phase program; and
  • Technical Inspector (TI), a two-year, two-phase program.
What does the Program offer?
  • Meaningful work that makes a difference for Canadians;
  • Accelerated career progression;
  • Continuous support and opportunities for professional development; and
  • Opportunities for advancement.

Under the guidance of dedicated individuals at senior PG, EN-ENG, EG, EL and TI levels, you will be provided with solid leadership, personalized coaching and performance assessments supported by various developmental opportunities such as:

  • Practical on-the-job training;
  • Formal courses;
  • Focused assignments; and
  • Base and site visits.

For more information and how to apply, visit Civilian Career Opportunity – Department of National Defence’s Materiel Group

Information Session: Career in sales in the automotive industry

May 23, 2018 • Written by
Have you ever considered a career in sales in the automotive industry but not sure what to except or what steps you would have to take to join the industry? This event is for you!

On June 4th and 5th, the Crown Automotive Group will be having a two-night introduction to sales for those individuals that currently work in sales, both in the industry and from outside of it, or have thought about trying sales as a career!

Over the two nights we will discuss industry trends, sales techniques, training and what sets the Crown Automotive Group apart from other dealerships in the marketplace.

Please join us on the following dates and learn about who and what we are, what it is like to work with us, and ask questions.

June 4, 2018 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
June 5, 2018 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Please register by June 1, 2018 at

Crown Auto Group, one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies, is a family owned organization that believes in strong quality, integrity and teamwork!


Working Warriors, helping Indigenous students connect with industry

May 9, 2018 • Written by

What is Working Warriors and how can it help me find a job?

Working Warriors is a national software database and inclusion tool that connects a growing Indigenous workforce to employment opportunities with industry.

Working Warriors is the ideal platform for students to promote your skills and talents to employers to secure meaningful long-term employment. Working Warriors will allow you to explore new career paths and connect with industry partners to obtain training, education and employment opportunities. Use our Step by Step Resume Builder tool and check out our Job Board that contains numerous job postings from employers nationwide, all looking to hire an Indigenous workforce.

Working Warriors is completely free for individuals to register, apply for jobs and more!

MTS Data Centre construction in 2015 – Indigenous workers hired through Working Warriors.

Jamie Saulnier is the President and co-founder of Running Deer Group of Companies and architect of

Here are some highlights about Jamie:

  • Jamie graduated from NAIT (Northern Alberta Institute of Technology) as a Journeyman Welder in Edmonton in 1994. He has first-hand understanding of the trades in Canada.
  • In 2001, he started an industrial construction company, Running Deer Resources Industrial Contractors focusing on capital projects in the mining, forestry and the oil industries.
  • In 2006, RDR was approached by a mining company in Ontario to develop a means of including more Indigenous people in the construction side of their operation.
  • In 2008, with the realization of pending labour shortages and need for a tool to connect a skilled Indigenous workforce to employment opportunities with industry, he created Working Warriors.
  • The success of this initiative has landed Jamie on the pages of the Globe and Mail, Winnipeg Free Press, CBC Radio and several trade magazines. He has also participated in several round table discussions with industry, government and Indigenous groups.

Connect with Jamie on LinkedIn to benefit from his wealth of knowledge and industry insights.

“Every time a new person gets a job, it’s very gratifying and it proves that this works.” – Jamie Saulnier

For more information on Working Warriors, visit

When you visit the website, you can access the following:

  • A Step by Step Resume Builder
  • Job Board
  • Customized Project & Employer pages
  • Indigenous Business Directory

Contact information:
Office: 204-774-7799
Address: 1540 Saskatchewan Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3H 0G7

Career Fair: Insurance Brokers Association of Manitoba

April 20, 2018 • Written by
The Insurance Brokers Association of Manitoba (IBAM) Career Fair is an excellent opportunity to meet (and even apply to) a variety of Insurance Brokerages in one place for a variety of positions.

We will also have IBAM representatives on hand to explain our educational courses and how to become involved with the Manitoba Insurance Industry as an insurance broker.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018
11:00 am to 7:00 pm
Manitoba Room, Clarion Hotel
1445 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB

Free to attend and all are welcome!

For more information, contact the IBAM office at (204) 488-1857 or via email at


Could $4,000 help you take the Next Step in your career?

April 13, 2018 • Written by

Are you a graduating student or recent grad from a Canadian college?

Fairstone is awarding 10 Canadian college graduates $4,000 to help them avoid debt and get ready for the next phase of their life. Our Next Step program supports graduating students as they get started on their career and pay for expenses after school.

Could $4,000 help you take the Next Step in your career?

Submit a video telling us how you would use the $4,000 prize as you finish college and get ready for your career for your chance to win a Next Step Financial Award. Whether the award will help you relocate for a new job, buy tools for your trade, buy a car to get to work, or something else altogether, we want to hear your story.


Students & Future Grads: Get to Know BDO Open House

April 10, 2018 • Written by

Get to Know BDO Open House

Join one of our Open Houses across Canada to learn why BDO is the best place to launch your career. Discover what makes BDO unique, network with BDO professionals and find out about the student and new grad opportunities available in 2019.

  • Get a head start for fall recruitment
  • Experience the culture at BDO firsthand
  • Take a tour of our office facilities and get a sense of our work environment
  • Network with BDO Executives, Partners, Professionals, the HR Team and current BDO students

DATE: Between May 14 – June 12
LOCATION: Your most preferred BDO office location
RSVP: Please RSVP to Kuldeep Gill at

For additional details – BDO Open House – Winnipeg Area

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